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South Africa Summer Sports

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Games: 19 summer games in 14 countries
Events: 250 distinct events in 33 sports

Participants: 952 (720 men and 232 women)
Youngest Participant: Kathleen Russell (15 years, 266 days), 1928 Summer Games
Oldest Participant: Eric Beningfield (59 years, 71 days), 1952 Summer Games
Most Medals (Athlete): Chad le Clos (4 medals)

33 Sports

Rk Sport From To Participants Men Women Gold Silver Bronze Total Top Medalist(s)
1 Archery 1992 2012 7 2 5
2 Art Competitions 1924 1948 11 6 5 1 1 2 Walter Battiss and Ernst Van Heerden (1 medal)
3 Athletics 1904 2016 212 170 42 8 14 6 28 Bevil Rudd (3 medals)
4 Badminton 1992 2016 13 8 5
5 Baseball 2000 2000 24 24 0
6 Beach Volleyball 2004 2012 8 4 4
7 Boxing 1920 2012 69 69 0 6 4 9 19 Daan Bekker (2 medals)
8 Canoeing 1992 2016 24 15 9 1 1 Bridgitte Hartley (1 medal)
9 Cycling 1908 2016 58 47 11 1 4 3 8 6 athletes with 2 medals
10 Diving 1948 2016 5 3 2
11 Equestrianism 1992 2016 5 3 2
12 Fencing 1908 2008 15 6 9
13 Football 2000 2016 58 34 24
14 Golf 2016 2016 4 2 2
15 Gymnastics 1952 2016 6 4 2
16 Hockey 1996 2012 96 52 44
17 Judo 1996 2016 8 6 2
18 Modern Pentathlon 1952 2000 6 5 1
19 Rhythmic Gymnastics 2004 2008 2 0 2
20 Rowing 1928 2016 53 44 9 1 1 1 3 8 athletes with 1 medal
21 Rugby Sevens 2016 2016 13 13 0
22 Sailing 1924 2016 35 32 3
23 Shooting 1912 2012 36 34 2 1 1 5 athletes with 1 medal
24 Swimming 1912 2016 92 58 34 6 6 6 18 Chad le Clos (4 medals)
25 Synchronized Swimming 1992 1992 2 0 2
26 Table Tennis 1992 1992 2 1 1
27 Taekwondo 2004 2004 1 1 0
28 Tennis 1908 2008 26 21 5 3 2 1 6 Charles Winslow (3 medals)
29 Triathlon 2000 2016 8 3 5 1 1 Henri Schoeman (1 medal)
30 Tug-Of-War 1904 1904 5 5 0
31 Water Polo 1952 1960 15 15 0
32 Weightlifting 1948 2012 13 13 0
33 Wrestling 1920 2008 22 22 0